Dinophyceae | Peridiniales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; freshwater; brackish. Tropical
Western Indian Ocean: Iraq.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Very common in neritic, moderately eutrophic waters. Non-toxic, cyst-forming, found in both cold and tropic waters where it is known to produce "red tide". Mixotrophic; ingests organic matter or prey such as other dinoflagellates, cryptophytes, diatoms and bacteria (Ref. 115134).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Common namesSynonymsPredatorsReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates of some properties based on models